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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From May 15

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 16, 1919)

  • Santa Clara Makes Splendid Showing in Victory Loan Drive: Our Mission Town Subscribes $171,000 for Victory Loan Bonds
  • Santa Clara Volunteer Fire Department Ready to Entertain You: Patriotic Firemen Spend Money to Buy Liberty Loan Bonds: Will Give Masquerade Ball Tomorrow Night to Replenish Treasury: Show Your Appreciation: Buy Tickets Today
  • Spectacular Pageant Will Open Industrial Exhibition:  San Jose to Stage Greatest Parade Ever Seen in California for May 24th Opening of ‘100 Per Cent Industrial Exposition’
  • Vigorous Effort Will Reward Those in Santa Clara News Auto Contest: No Candidate Has Insurmountable Lead: Special 25,000 Point Coupon Offer Announced for Every $5 Advertisement Placed: Contest Closes June 12th
  • Local Men on State Prune Board Re-Elected
  • New Industry to Locate Here: I. Ivancovich Becomes Owner of S.S. Haines Fruit Dryer Locating on Washington Street at Bellomy


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (May 14, 1969)

  • Santa Clara University Sit-In Ends When 2 Students Rehired: RA’s Peter DiLeo and David Bajada Fired for Counseling Female Student in Men’s Dormitory after Parietal Hours:  University President Thomas Terry, S.J. Disagrees with Board of Appeals Reinstatement of These RAs to Their Jobs
  • School Superintendant Lawrence C. Curtis to Retire as of June 30, 1970
  • In 4-2 Vote, Historical & Landmarks Commission Backs Demolition of Century-old Stephens House on Monroe at El Camino
  • Earl Bowe of Historical & Landmarks Commission Seeks to Resurrect Santa Clara Historical Society
  • St. Justin’s Church Holding a ‘Fiesta Latina’ on Saturday
  • Thousands Expected for ‘Hunger March’ on Sunday Organized by Santa Clara County Youth with Support from West Valley Kiwanis Club

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